NASDAQ:PDFS - PDF Solutions Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$8.69 +0.19 (+2.24 %)
(As of 11/21/2018 12:50 PM ET)
Previous Close$8.50
Today's Range$8.46 - $8.70
52-Week Range$7.56 - $18.48
Volume7,937 shs
Average Volume224,729 shs
Market Capitalization$278.53 million
P/E Ratio-217.50
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.1
PDF Solutions, Inc. provides infrastructure technologies and services to enhance yield and optimize performance of integrated circuits (IC) in the United States, Germany, Taiwan, China, and internationally. It offers manufacturing process solutions; volume manufacturing solutions; design-for-inspection (DFI) solutions; and design-for-manufacturability (DFM) solutions. The company also provides Characterization Vehicle (CV) infrastructure, which includes CV test chips, pdCV analysis software, and pdFasTest electrical testers; DFI infrastructure that comprises DFI on-chip instruments, eProbe contactless E-beam tool, and Exensio –char DFI software; FIRE software, which analyzes an IC design to compute its systematic and random yield loss; and Template technology that includes Templatyzer software and IP for identifying and developing a set of layout patterns. In addition, it offers Exensio enterprise-wide platform, which consists of Exensio-Yield that collects, loads, and stores yield data in an analysis-ready database, which enables product engineers to identify and analyze production yield, performance, reliability, and other issues; Exensio-Control, which provides fault detection and classification capabilities for monitoring, alarming, and controlling manufacturing tool sets; Exensio-Test that offers testing and analysis capability; and Exensio-Char, which encapsulates test structure analysis functionality of electrical and in-line inspection data from CV test chips and DFI on-chip instruments. The company sells its technologies and services through direct sales force, solution implementation teams, and strategic alliances to integrated device manufacturers, fabless semiconductor design companies, and foundries in the microprocessors, memory, graphics, image sensor solutions, and communications segments. PDF Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Custom computer programming services
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PDFS
Previous Symbol
CUSIP69328210
Phone408-280-7900

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio7.76
Quick Ratio7.76

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-217.50
Forward P/E Ratio-34.76
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$101.87 million
Price / Sales2.75
Cash Flow$0.1360 per share
Price / Cash63.92
Book Value$6.22 per share
Price / Book1.40

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.04)
Net Income$-1,330,000.00
Net Margins-7.79%
Return on Equity-3.61%
Return on Assets-3.20%

Miscellaneous

Employees417
Outstanding Shares32,280,000
Market Cap$278.53 million
OptionableOptionable

PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is PDF Solutions' stock symbol?

PDF Solutions trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PDFS."

How were PDF Solutions' earnings last quarter?

PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) announced its earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The technology company reported ($0.06) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.07) by $0.01. The technology company earned $20.21 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $21.20 million. PDF Solutions had a negative net margin of 7.79% and a negative return on equity of 3.61%. PDF Solutions's revenue was down 23.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.11 EPS. View PDF Solutions' Earnings History.

When is PDF Solutions' next earnings date?

PDF Solutions is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for PDF Solutions.

What price target have analysts set for PDFS?

1 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for PDF Solutions' shares. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $13.00. On average, they expect PDF Solutions' stock price to reach $13.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 52.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for PDF Solutions.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for PDF Solutions?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for PDF Solutions in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for PDF Solutions.

Has PDF Solutions been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about PDFS stock have trended very positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. PDF Solutions earned a coverage optimism score of 3.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of PDF Solutions' key competitors?

Who are PDF Solutions' key executives?

PDF Solutions' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. John K. Kibarian, Co-Founder, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 54)
  • Dr. Kimon W. Michaels, Co-Founder, VP of Products & Solutions and Director (Age 52)
  • Dr. Cornelius Hartgring, VP of Client Services & Sales (Age 65)
  • Mr. Gregory C. Walker, Exec. Officer (Age 64)
  • Dr. Kwang-Hyun Kim, VP of Bus. Devel. for PDF Solutions Semiconductor Technology Korea Limited (Age 62)

Who are PDF Solutions' major shareholders?

PDF Solutions' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.39%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.81%), Divisar Capital Management LLC (4.42%), Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC (3.24%), FMR LLC (2.73%) and Cowen Prime Services LLC (2.36%). Company insiders that own PDF Solutions stock include Kwangh Kim and Lucio Lanza. View Institutional Ownership Trends for PDF Solutions.

Which major investors are selling PDF Solutions stock?

PDFS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Cowen Prime Services LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC, Divisar Capital Management LLC, Credit Suisse AG and Morgan Stanley. View Insider Buying and Selling for PDF Solutions.

Which major investors are buying PDF Solutions stock?

PDFS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Royce & Associates LP, BlackRock Inc., Engineers Gate Manager LP, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Cutler Group LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Jefferies Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for PDF Solutions.

How do I buy shares of PDF Solutions?

Shares of PDFS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is PDF Solutions' stock price today?

One share of PDFS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.55.

How big of a company is PDF Solutions?

PDF Solutions has a market capitalization of $278.53 million and generates $101.87 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-1,330,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.04) on an earnings per share basis. PDF Solutions employs 417 workers across the globe.

What is PDF Solutions' official website?

The official website for PDF Solutions is http://www.pdf.com.

How can I contact PDF Solutions?

PDF Solutions' mailing address is 333 WEST SAN CARLOS STREET SUITE 1000, SAN JOSE CA, 95110. The technology company can be reached via phone at 408-280-7900.


MarketBeat Community Rating for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ PDFS)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  143 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  197 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  340
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about PDF Solutions and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PDFS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PDFS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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